A National champion in football computer games, Santanu Basu recently touched a new personal achievement when he was associated with leading technology brand Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Santanu has represented India in maximum computer gaming events across the globe including Asian indoor games that happened in Korea last year and secured 4th position in International e-Sports world championship in China this year. IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra caught up with the gamer over a quick chat over his profession, passion and dreams. Excerpts:
Adelaide, Feb 8 (IBNS): The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has approved Mohit Sharma as a replacement player for Ishant Sharma in India's squad for the tournament, which starts on Feb 14.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IBNS): Presdient Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated the Indian contingent for winning medals in the recently held Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Glasgow, Aug 4 (IBNS): In a significant development, charges against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were dropped on Monday, media reports said.
Glasgow, Aug 3 (IBNS) India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa settled for silver as they lost the final clash against Malaysian duo of Vivian Kah Mun Hoo and Khe Wei Woon of the women's doubles here on Sunday.
Glasgow, Aug 3 (IBNS) India finished its campaign in the Commonwealth Games with 64 medals in total.
Glasgow, Aug 2 (IBNS):Singapore's Jian Zhan defeated Indian paddler Sharath Kamal in semi-final of the men's singles event of the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.
Glasgow, July 31 (IBNS) Indian artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar won the women's vault bronze in the ongoing Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.
Glasgow, July 30 (IBNS) Indian wrestler Satywart Kadian settled for silver after being defeated by Canada's Arjun Gill in the men's freestyle 97 kg final of the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.
Glasgow, July 30 (IBNS): Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik won silver medal after she lost the gold medal match of the women's 58 kg wrestling event of the ongoing Commonwealth Games to Nigeria's Aminat Adeniyi here on Wednesday.
Glasgow, July 29 (IBNS) Indian wrestler Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal after losing men's 125kg freestyle final match of the ongoing Commonwealth Games to Canada's Korey Jarvis here on Tuesday.
Glasgow, July 29 (IBNS) Indian shooter Lajja Gauswami won bronze in the 50m Rifle three positions women's final event of the Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday.
Glasgow, July 29 (IBNS) Indian wrestlers put up a strong show on Tuesday as Vinesh beat England's Yana Rattigan to clinch gold medal in the 48 kg women's freestyle event here.
Glasgow, July 29 (IBNS): Indian wrestler Amit Kumar won the first gold in wrestling in the ongoing Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday.
Glasgow, July 29 (IBNS) Indian shooters added two more medals as Sanjeev Rajput clinched silver while Gagan Narang won bronze in the 50 metre Rifle 3 positions men's final event of the Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday.